On This Day

November 1921 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Bill Mosienko, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (fastest hat trick in NHL history, 21 seconds 1952; 5-time All Star), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1994)
  • Nov 6 Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricket all-rounder, captain (NZ 12 Tests @ 31.22, 16 wickets), born in Gore, Southland (d. 2006)
  • Nov 7 Jack Fleck, American golfer (US Open 1955), born in Bettendorf, Iowa (d. 2014)
  • Nov 9 Viktor Chukarin, Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Mariupol, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • Nov 11 Ron Greenwood CBE, English soccer defender (Brentford) and manager (West Ham Utd 1961-74; FA Cup 1964, European Cup Winners' Cup 1965; England 1977-82), born in Worsthorne, England (d. 2006)

Roy Campanella

Nov 19 Roy Campanella, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (NL MVP 1951,53,55 Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 17 John McLaren, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1912), dies